Ga. department makes fitness priority

Program features annual physical fitness tests and financial incentives to stay in shape


By Kyle Martin
The Augusta Chronicle

RICHMOND COUNTY, Ga. — Cops and doughnuts are an old punch line.

But there's nothing funny about overweight deputies who can't chase bad guys, officials say, or firefighters who can't climb ladders.

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